Spiced Hot Chocolate

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As the days are getting colder it is always nice to have a cup of hot chocolate. Hot chocolate is not only warming, comforting and deliciously a cup of love; but it's also nutritious.  The magnesium found in raw cacao is extremely important for our health. Magnesium is a nutrient involved in 100s of body functions. 

Some Magnesium benefits are: 

  • It calms nerves
  • It supports stress and anxiety 
  • It helps you to fall asleep easier and treat insomnia 
  • Promotes relaxation
  • Improves digestion as it relieves constipation
  • Its important for heart health
  • It's alkalizing 
  • and much more... 

Ingredients: 
Serves 1-2
1 1⁄2 cups oat milk (unsweetened) 
1 1⁄2 tbsp raw cacao powder (make sure it is of good quality) 
2 Medjool dates pitted
1 tsp vanilla extract, optional
Pinch ginger, ground
Pinch cinnamon, ground
1 tbsp melted coconut oil


Method:
Blend all the ingredients in a blender until smooth. 
Pour into a saucepan and heat until warm. 
Serve in warm mugs, if possible. ;) 

ENJOY!

With much love,

Carolyne Ji